New today: Praying the news, signs, 8 ways to share your church's message
New today from the Century
To pray the news, by Carol Zaleski. Psychologists describe a "middle knowledge" of the reality of death. How much of this knowledge is good for us?
Arianne Braithwaite Lehn reviews Desmond Tutu and Mpho Tutu's The Book of Forgiving. Using powerful stories, Desmond Tutu and Mpho Tutu equip us to address deep questions about forgiveness, wholeness, and new life.
Signs, by Ryan Dueck. What would you think if you were walking or driving down the street and you saw a sign that said, “Honk Less, Love More” or “Follow Dreams, Not Crowds”? Would these signs make you happier, or at least more inclined to behave decently?
Making your message sharable, by Carol Howard Merritt. Word of mouth is still the best way to get people to church, but there are things we can do to make that message sharable. Eight tools come to mind.
"Common elegance," a poem by Samuel Harrison.
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